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The 73rd Annual Adoration Parade Will Take Place This December 5th. The Parade Is Expected To Begin At 5:30 PM In Downtown Branson Missouri.
Other Christmas Activities Around The Area This Weekend:
Kimberling City Christmas Parade Will be at 10:00 AM Today (Saturday) December 4th
December 5th, Meet Santa At The Chad Fuqua Park Next To Hollister City Hall From 1 PM To 3 PM. The Santa Train Event Has been Moved Outdoors Due To Covid19 Safety Protocols.
Via The City Of Branson Missouri: www.bransonmo.gov
The Branson Parks & Recreation Department is now accepting registrations for its Winter Break Camp to ensure your children have a safe and fun experience while school is out of session for winter break.
The Winter Break Camp will correspond with Branson Public School’s calendar and will be offered December 20-23, 27-30 and January 3, 2022, for children in kindergarten through eighth grade.
Participants may choose to attend the entire camp or choose individual days that work best for them. Camp activities will include games, crafts, movies, a trip to the Ozark Community Center’s indoor pool on December 21 and a visit to Branson’s Big Air Trampoline Park on December 28. The cost is $20 per child/per day or $160 per child for the entire camp.
For more information, please visit the Winter Break Camp section of the Branson Parks and Recreation website, BransonParksandRecreation.com, or call the RecPlex at 417-335-2368. To pre-register online, CLICK HERE.
Thank You To The Sponsors Of Our 14th Annual Love Your Neighbors Thanksgiving Day Dinner! It's Not Too Late To Be A Sponsor! .
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Phone Number: (417) 335-9915
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Christmas wish lists from local senior citizens are available at the Branson Community Center and the Branson RecPlex beginning Monday, November 22, 2021, for those who would like to participate in the Parks & Recreation Adopt-A-Senior program that spreads joy to residents who may not otherwise receive much during the Christmas Season.
You can also request a wish list anytime by emailing Community Center Coordinator, Traci Burrow at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This annual program is in coordination with the Senior Age Area Agency on Aging and is designed to provide gifts, encouragements and well-wishes to Branson area senior citizens.
Wish lists and gifts should be returned to the Branson RecPlex or the Branson Community Center no later than Monday, December 13, 2021.
BRANSON, Mo – The Branson Parks & Recreation Department is hosting its second annual Flashlight Candy Cane Hunt on Friday night, December 10, 2021, at the Branson Community Center for children who are three to 12-years old
Santa’s elves have once again dropped candy canes all over Eiserman Park and the Parks Department needs help to find them all. Families can snack on cookies and hot cocoa while children enjoy a craft and game before hunting for candy canes. Prizes will be handed out to those who find some special candy canes. There are two sessions to choose from; the first starts at 6:00 p.m. and the second at 7:00 p.m. The cost is $5 per person and you must pre-register online. Everyone is asked to bring their own flashlight for the hunt. Don’t miss out on this fun and unique holiday event!
The Branson Community Center and Eiserman Park are located at 201 Compton Drive. For more information on this event and to buy tickets online, visit the Parks & Recreation Special Events section on its website: https://bransonparksandrecreation.com/ or you may call the RecPlex at 417-335-2368.
WonderWorks has some New AMAZING things!!
Upcoming events and educational offerings at WonderWorks Branson include:
National STEM Day – On Monday, November 8, 2021, there will be science labs hosted throughout the building. The labs will explore several science concepts such as the principles of press, temperature, density, origami, and more. The labs will be located near exhibits that showcases the same scientific theories being studied in the lab. Guests can lay on the Bed of Nails and interact with a demo that explains why it doesn’t hurt, or they can take a closer look at why certain animals can survive in freezing cold waters and test their own luck at the Titanic exhibit to feel the chilling ocean temperatures. The labs will be offered alongside the100 hands-on, interactive exhibits that guests can explore all year.
OZART: Missouri & Arkansas Young Artist Gallery – WonderWorks encourages young artists to explore the opportunities of STEAM with its OZART youth art contest, which encourages local artists to flex their creative side. This year’s theme is “Imagination.” Ten to fifteen artists will be selected to have their artwork on display in the gallery in WonderWorks. The winners will also receive four admission tickets each to see their artwork on display. Applicants must apply online, and submissions are being accepted now through December 15, 2021. To learn more about the contest and to submit artwork, visit the site at: https://www.wonderworksonline.com/branson/art-contest/.
Educational field trips: WonderWorks Branson is gearing up for another successful field trip season. With over 100 hands-on exhibits rooted in STEM principles, WonderWorks brings classroom curriculum to life. With lessons plans that match state-wide education standards, students will embark on a field trip they’ll never forget. To learn more about field trips and to book, visit the site: https://www.wonderworksonline.com/branson/groups/branson-field-trip/.
“We’re looking forward to another successful field trip season,” added Dent. “We love seeing students come through our building. It’s always exciting to watch their faces light up with joy.”
STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math), and STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) activities and lessons get kids interested in learning about these important topics. National STEM Day is held each year on November 8 in an effort to get kids to explore these concepts and opportunities within these fields. WonderWorks Branson provides kids with STEM/STEAM learning opportunities that are not only educational but are fun and interactive.
Some of the exhibits at WonderWorks Branson include the Bubble Lab, The Adventures of Professor Wonder, the Dig It! Interactive Sandbox, the illusion art gallery, and X-treme 360 bikes. The fun indoor amusement park for the mind offers 46,000 square feet of family-friendly engaging activities. For current hours of operation, visit the website: https://www.wonderworksonline.com/branson/.
Guests are encouraged to review all safety rules prior to their visit on the web page devoted to COVID-19: https://www.wonderworksonline.com/branson/covid-19.
WonderWorks, the upside-down adventure, is a science-focused, indoor amusement park for the mind that holds something unique and exciting for visitors of all ages. There are three floors of nonstop “edu-tainment,” with over 100 hands-on and interactive exhibits that serve an educational purpose to challenge the mind and spark the imagination. WonderWorks has locations in Orlando, Pigeon Forge, Myrtle Beach, Panama City Beach, Syracuse and Branson. For more information, visit https://www.wonderworksonline.com/branson and follow @WonderWorksBranson on Facebook, @WonderWorksBR on Twitter, and @WonderWorks_br on Instagram.
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U.S. Census Bureau. National STEM Day: November 8, 2021. https://www.census.gov/newsroom/stories/stem-day.html
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